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Top 20 winter recipes

20 Recipes

Warming stews, soups, one-pots and puds.

Beef rendang & turmeric rice

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(2 ratings)
Cover beef shin in coconut milk and spices and add toasted desiccated coconut to thicken the rich sauce in this slow-cooked Malaysian favourite
3 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Squidgy chocolate pear pudding

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(5 ratings)
This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be made ahead and frozen - a perfect no-fuss dinner party dessert
55 minutes
Easy

Persian lamb tagine

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(2 ratings)
This warming stew is spiced with cinnamon and cumin, and sweetened with apricots and dates - perfect with fluffy couscous
2 hours and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Chicken & ham lasagne

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(3 ratings)
This comforting dish of layered pasta sheets, meat and spinach is topped with gooey, melted cheese - freeze now for entertaining later
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Muffin-topped winter beef stew

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(125 ratings)
Muffin on stew? You’d better believe it – think of it as a lighter alternative to suet dumplings
2 hours and 50 minutes
Easy

Darina Allen's winter leek & potato soup

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(88 ratings)
Of the winter soups, leek and potato is one of the most comforting and familiar - and Darina Allen's makes the most of seasonal, local veg
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Winter root mash with buttery crumbs

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(30 ratings)
A little bit of this winter root mash goes a long way - make it a day ahead and cut the stress on Christmas Day
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

The River Cafe's winter minestrone

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(16 ratings)
A really thick, filling minestrone soup - tastes even better after a day
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Honeyed winter salad

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(27 ratings)
Bring summer to winter with this fresh salad - it contains 3 of your 5-a-day too
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Mustard chicken with winter vegetables

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(18 ratings)
This is a great way to make a chicken go further, and the mustard gives it that little kick
2 hours and 40 minutes
Easy

Quinoa with stir-fried winter veg

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(13 ratings)
Quinoa is protein-rich, low-fat, gluten-free and makes a nutritious change from rice or pasta
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Sausages with winter veg mash

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(14 ratings)
Try this simple dish on a cold, wintery evening when only comfort food will do.
23 minutes
Easy

Classic winter fruitcake

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(5 ratings)
This festive icing is easy to use, looks amazing and makes a lighter end to a meal. The perfect centrepiece for Christmas tea
20 minutes
Easy

Winter tuna Niçoise

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(13 ratings)
This colourful salad makes the most of storecupboard ingredients - vary it for a special occasion by using fresh tuna
30 minutes
Easy

Chicken roasted with winter root vegetables

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(10 ratings)
Prosciutto and chicken is a luxurious combination - and this version is good for you as well - high in fibre, vitamin C and folic acid
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Winter fruit salad

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(8 ratings)
Make the most of autumnal fruits in this refreshing and nourishing salad - make a batch and eat during the week
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Winter crunch salad

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(3 ratings)
A crispy, fresh vegetarian salad to use up those winter vegetables
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy
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